WeedGeist

WeedGeist is a Web documentary about the legalization of Marijuana and why it is fundamentally necessary to not only decriminalize it, but to completely legalize it. In times like this where our Monster economy attacks the public and bleeds us and our government, we need need to make the choice to step up into the future and create new choices and ideas. . . . → See: WeedGeist


Medical Cannabis and the California Crisis

SB 420 places the burden of creating a viable system of access to medical cannabis on the counties, particularly the county departments of health. To meet and exceed SB 420’s guidelines, and turn what is ostensibly a new administrative and budgetary burden into a health, safety and financial boon for each county, Ahimsa International proposes the statewide implementation of a county-run program, which will generate much needed county revenue to help offset the devastating effects of the state budget crisis. . . . → See: Medical Cannabis and the California Crisis


Reefer Madness 2

CBC Television’s THE NATURE OF THINGS with David Suzuki examines the medicinal uses of marijuana. There is a growing number of people who regard marijuana ( cannabis ) as a benign medicine, offering relief to people suffering from a variety of illnesses, including epilepsy, arthritis, multiple sclerosis and glaucoma as well as lessening the side effects of medications and treatments given to cancer and HIV patients. . . . → See: Reefer Madness 2


How Drugs Work: Cannabis

This BBC series gives the viewer new insights into how drugs affect the body. This series uses visual effects and CGI and, for the first time ever, takes the viewer on an entire trip from start to finish inside the human body. This first episode draws heavily on research carried out in association with the Beckley Foundation at University College London with Prof. Valerie Curran and Dr. Celia Morgan. . . . → See: How Drugs Work: Cannabis


Cannabis: Britain's Secret Farms

Research shows a third of the UK’s 15-year-olds have tried cannabis and a quarter of young people aged 16-24 smoke it regularly. Presenter Rickie Haywood-Williams journeys beyond the scaremongering headlines to find out the true impact of the UK’s skunk-smoking habit. . . . → See: Cannabis: Britain’s Secret Farms


Dr. Tod Mikuriya and Medical Marijuana

Dr. Tod Mikuriya, one of the world’s foremost authorities on the uses of medical cannabis. He has few peers in his clinical knowledge of cannabis’ therapeutic uses, efficacy, history, culture, policies, routes of administration and potential for abuse. . . . → See: Dr. Tod Mikuriya and Medical Marijuana


LEAF

Leaf introduces Dr. William Courtney and Kristen Peskuski of Cannabis International; along with the people involved in researching, promoting, regulating and benefiting from raw cannabis. Dr. Courtney is a physician and researcher from Mendocino, California, who gives medical marijuana approvals to qualified patients in Mendocino and Humboldt Counties. Kristen Peskuski is a researcher and patient who put her systemic lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, interstitial cystitis, and numerous other conditions into remission juicing fresh cannabis. . . . → See: LEAF


What if Cannabis Cured Cancer?

A powerful and eye-opening film about the future of cannabis-and perhaps even the future of medicine. Could the chemicals found in marijuana prevent and even heal several deadly cancers? Could the tumor regulating properties of cannabinoids someday replace the debilitating drugs, chemotherapy, and radiation that harms as often as it heals? . . . → See: What if Cannabis Cured Cancer?


Mexicated

On this edition of Peter Lavelle’s CrossTalk: The war on drugs and the cost of it. Can the US and Mexico together force drug trafficking out of their region? Are the tough methods being used really helpful, or do they help spread violence even more? Should the US consider soft-power tactics and legalize some narcotics — a move that would make it much easier to control the market? . . . → See: Mexicated


The Pot Republic

Several states, led by California, the focus of this episode of Frontline, have very different philosophies on marijuana than the federal government’s demands for a War On Drugs. It’s that discrepancy that gives “The Pot Republic” most of its narrative drive, and it’s a fascinating one to focus on. . . . → See: The Pot Republic


Endocannabinoid System: an overview

Obesity, particularly abdominal obesity, and the associated cardiometabolic complications, are critical areas of investigation. The endocannabinoid system helps to regulate the central control of energy balance and peripheral metabolic processes, both of which may contribute to cardiometabolic risk factors. . . . → See: Endocannabinoid System: an overview


Clearing the Smoke: The Science of Cannabis

Clearing the Smoke, reveals how cannabis acts on the brain and in the body to treat nausea, pain, epilepsy and potentially even cancer. Extensive interviews with patients, doctors, researchers and skeptics detail the promises and the limitations of medicinal cannabis. . . . → See: Clearing the Smoke: The Science of Cannabis


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